Posted on 19/02/2013

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In Animation, Best Films
By Reinis Pētersons
From Latvia
Length: 10:30
Year 2011

A charcoal on paper animation about a motorcycling circus bear who decides to leave the daily routine and takes off to the forest where his true happiness seems to dwell.

International Festival Premier at Clermont-Ferrand 34th Int’l Short Film Festival, France, 2012
Selected at 70+ film festivals

The Best Debut Film of the year at National Film Festival “Lielais Kristaps”, Latvia, 2012
Special International Jury Prize at the 14th International Animation Festival in Hiroshima, Japan, 2012
The Best First Film Zlatko Grgić Award at Animafest Zagreb, Croatia, 2012
The Best Short Film Award at Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Norway, 2012
The Best Short Animation Film at Ozu Film Festival, Italy, 2012
The Best Animation Award in 14th Patras International Panorama Film Festival, Patra, Greece, 2012
FIPRESCI International Film Critics Award at National Film Festival “Lielais Kristaps”, Latvia, 2012
Jury’s Special Mention I at Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, Estonia, 2012

Directed, Script & Art: Reinis Pētersons
Produced by Atom Art

Original Music: Jēkabs Nīmanis
Phonography: Maksims Šenteļevs
Sound Mix: Ģirts Bišs
Chief Animator: Mārtiņš Dūmiņš
Animation Assistants: Indra Kadaka, Elīna Zunde
Background Photographer: Jānis Nīgals
Editing: Dāvis Sīmanis Jr.
Digital Compositing: Dāvis Rudzāts
Creative Producer: Edmunds Jansons
Producer: Sabīne Andersone

1 comment

  1. Lizzie (Apr 30, 2013, 23:32)

    Beautiful drawing, touching story, I loved it.

Reinis Pētersons

Reinis Pētersons Born 1981. Lives and works in Riga, Latvia.

 Fine Arts Professional, illustrator. Specialties: Fine Arts, Illustration, Art Direction. Taking part in shows since 2000. Awards & Nominees: http://www.reinispetersons.com/about/